In this module, we explore how Minecraft: Education Edition supports teaching and learning through a game-based interface that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is the learner’s imagination.

Essential question

How can new and immersive learning strategies and tools nurture a growth mindset in students, while emphasizing future-ready skills to help them thrive in jobs not yet invented?

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how Minecraft: Education Edition supports students in collaborating, creating, and thinking critically.
  • Identify the benefits of game-based learning when crafting learning experiences for students.
  • Connect content standards and Minecraft: Education Edition to developing learning opportunities in the classroom.

Module structure

In this module, you will learn at your own pace.

Watch Use the videos as a tool for learning.

Read Use the PDF documents and linked resources to build your knowledge.

Reflect Activate and deepen your understanding of the learning presented within the module.


Game-based learning icon.

Game-based learning: Game-based learning is the leveraging games for learning.

Gamification icon.

Gamification: Gamification is the application of game-design elements and game principles into non-game contexts.